Wildfires in McCullough County call out the Guard
By Chief Master Sgt. Gonda Moncada , Texas Military Forces Public Affairs
/ Published June 06, 2008
CAMP MABRY, Austin, Texas -- Two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters remain in Brady, Texas today in case they are still needed to help fight wildfires in the area.
Yesterday two Texas Army National Guard UH-60s flew 3.4 hours and dropped 18,600 gallons of water on wildfires erupting in Brady, Texas.
Authorities are still monitoring the situation Friday morning
The UH-60s came from the Aviation Support Facility in Austin and San Antonio.
Additional assets standing by: Three UH60s and 12 personnel in Austin, and one UH60 and four personnel in San Antonio.